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Events Calendar

This page lists events that are of interest to the global community of developmental biologists: conferences, meetings, training courses, workshops.

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November 2018

Keystone Symposia: Leveraging Genomic Diversity to Promote Animal and Human Health

This symposium aims to highlight translational genomics in humans and animals for health and productivity. Explore synergies and cross-disciplinary learning opportunities to leverage genomic diversity pushing the current boundaries to translation and affordability in low- and middle-income settings.

conference
November 25, 2018 — November 29, 2018
Speke Resort & Conference Centre, Kampala, Uganda

December 2018

Keystone Symposia: Role of the Genital Tract Microbiome in Sexual and Reproductive Health

This meeting aims to present the current understanding of female and male genital tract microbiology and immunology and identify knowledge gaps. We will discuss potential mechanisms leading to adverse outcomes, and a variety of potential prevention and/or treatment interventions.

other
December 11, 2018 — December 15, 2018
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

January 2019

Keystone Symposia – Cellular Plasticity: Reprogramming, Regeneration and Metaplasia

Although differentiated cells were thought to be post-mitotic, we now know they can reprogram, re-enter the cell cycle, and spawn other lineages. This conference explores the underlying mechanisms, enhancing our understanding of disease pathogenesis and potential new therapies.

conference
January 27, 2019 — January 31, 2019
Keystone Conference Center, Keystone, Colorado, USA

Keystone Symposia: Signal Dynamics and Signal Integration in Development and Disease

The conference will explore the commonalities between signaling in development, regeneration and homeostasis. Will leverage quantitative, single cell and systems biology to study the dynamics and integration of developmental signaling, and highlight how perturbations in developmental pathways cause diseases.

other
January 27, 2019 — January 31, 2019
Keystone, Colorado, USA

February 2019

Epithelial Mesenchymal Interactions in Lung Development and Fibrosis Conference

This conference will focus on understanding key processes underlying lung development, injury and repair in the context of age, environment and species, with the hope of better understanding disease development and to discover novel therapeutic approaches.

conference workshop
February 17, 2019 — February 20, 2019
Nassau, Bahamas

3rd Exploring DNA Repair Pathways as Targets for Cancer Therapy Conference

The conference will bring together basic, translational and clinical investigators to discuss the current and future directions, opportunities and obstacles in the development of anti-cancer modalities and how to best apply these concepts in clinical practice.

conference workshop
February 23, 2019 — February 26, 2019
Nassau, Bahamas

Keystone Conference on Cell Competition in Development and Disease

Granlibakken Tahoe | Lake Tahoe, California, USA | February 24–28, 2019

conference
February 24, 2019 — February 28, 2019
Granlibakken Tahoe | Lake Tahoe, California, USA

Spatial Genome Organization Conference

The conference will bring together researchers interested in better characterizing the non-random organization of the genome while also revealing how this organization is influenced by various cues or disease conditions.

conference workshop
February 25, 2019 — February 28, 2019
Nassau, Bahamas

Mitochondria: From Basic Biology to Mechanisms of Disease Conference

This meeting will bring together scientists who study diverse aspects of mitochondrial biology in order to stimulate interaction and cross fertilization of ideas, leading to new collaborations and synergistic advances.

conference workshop
February 27, 2019 — March 02, 2019
Nassau, Bahamas

March 2019

3rd Interventions in Aging Conference

The meeting will explore the topic of aging, placing particular emphasis on the systemic environment, mitochondria, biomarkers and frailty, immune aging and the protective effects of natural products.

conference workshop
March 03, 2019 — March 06, 2019
Nassau, Bahamas

2nd Neurogenesis Conference

The conference will bring together leaders from diverse fields such as embryonic cortical development, adult neurogenesis, human imaging, and stem cell-based neural disease modelling to discuss recent advances in understanding the cellular and molecular mechanisms regulating neural stem cell activity.

conference workshop
March 05, 2019 — March 08, 2019
Nassau, Bahamas

Gordon Research Conference: Cartilage Biology and Pathology

Cartilage Development and Regeneration and Their Implications in Disease Therapies

conference
March 17, 2019 — March 22, 2019
Galveston, TX, USA

Gordon Research Conference: Stem Cells and Cancer

Developmental, Metabolic and (Epi)Genomic Mechanisms Driving Organogenesis and Tumorigenesis

conference
March 24, 2019 — March 29, 2019
Ventura, CA, USA

April 2019

2019 Neural Crest & Cranial Placodes GRC & GRS

Gordon Research Seminar: April 13-14
Forum for graduate students and post-docs.
https://www.grc.org/neural-crest-and-cranial-placodes-grs-conference/2019/

Speaker/discussion leader abstract deadline: January 13
Application deadline: March 16

Gordon Research Conference: April 14-19
https://www.grc.org/neural-crest-and-cranial-placodes-conference/2019/

Short talk abstract deadline: January 13
Application deadline: March 17

conference
April 13, 2019 — April 19, 2019
Renaissance Tuscany Il Ciocco, near Barga, Italy

May 2019

EMBL Course: Techniques for Studying Iron in Health and Disease

The course covers tracing iron speciation and dynamics, from solution to cells to organs, with major emphasis on fluorescence techniques available in most laboratories. Assessment of iron status in humans in health and disease will also be covered.

course
May 02, 2019 — May 04, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

EMBL Conference: 8th Congress of the International BioIron Society

With the increasing awareness about the essential role of iron in common acquired disorders, such as cardiovascular, inflammatory and neurodegenerative disorders as well as cancer, we will feature cutting-edge research related to these diseases.

conference
May 05, 2019 — May 10, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

EMBL Conference: BioMalPar XV : Biology and Pathology of the Malaria Parasite

This conference addresses fundamental questions of the biology of the malaria parasite, its vector, the (immune) response of the host and the disease that it causes, and showcases the latest technological approaches. “Big data” and computational approaches to be assessed.

conference
May 28, 2019 — May 30, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

June 2019

Gordon Research Conference: Cell Contact and Adhesion

Cell Junctions as Integrators of Molecular and Mechanical Signals in Development and Disease

conference
June 02, 2019 — June 07, 2019
Les Diablerets, Switzerland

Gordon Research Conference: Mammary Gland Biology

Heterogeneity in Mammary Gland Development and Breast Cancer

conference
June 09, 2019 — June 14, 2019
Newry, ME, US

Gordon Research Conference: Central Nervous System Injury and Repair

Spinal Cord Injury and Repair: From Molecules to Function

conference
June 16, 2019 — June 21, 2019
Waterville Valley, NH, USA

2nd European Amphibian Conference (EAC2019)

We invite you to the Second European Amphibian Club in Lutherstadt-Wittenberg, Germany.

 

This conference aims to foster a European network for scientists using amphibians in biology and translational medicine and to consolidate the interest of young scientists for amphibian models.
conference
June 26, 2019 — June 29, 2019
Leucorea, Lutherstadt-Wittenberg, Germany

August 2019

Gordon Research Conference: Lung Development, Injury and Repair

Harnessing Lung Complexity Towards Improved Health Across the Lifespan

conference
August 04, 2019 — August 09, 2019
Lewiston, ME, US

September 2019

EMBL Conference: Protein Synthesis and Translational Control

Translational control focus of attention extends to many fields, including developmental biology, neurobiology, cell physiology, disease, synthetic and systems biology, among others. Besides messenger RNA translation, the conference features advances in epitranscriptomics and non-coding RNAs that influence the translation process.

conference
September 04, 2019 — September 07, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

October 2019

The Brain Mosaic: Cellular heterogeneity in the CNS (2nd edition)

The Brain Mosaic aims to bring together leaders in this emerging discipline to discuss how it is advancing our knowledge of CNS function and disease. Speakers at this neuroscience meeting on ‘single cell’ will emphasize the multi-disciplinary nature of the field.

conference
October 10, 2019 — October 11, 2019
Leuven

November 2019

EMBL Conference: Cancer Genomics

This conference covers presentations from cancer genome projects, the areas of cancer functional genomics, systems biology, cancer immunogenomics and epigenomics, cancer mouse models and the translation and clinical impact of scientific results obtained.

conference
November 04, 2019 — November 07, 2019
Heidelberg, Germany

Understanding human birth defects in the genomic age

A Workshop from the Company of Biologists, organised by Mustafa Khokha, Karen Liu and John Wallingford. Website to come

workshop
November 10, 2019 — November 13, 2019
Wiston House, West Sussex, UK